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Giverny and Monet's Garden Bike Tour

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3588MONET
To begin your Giverny and Monet's Garden Bike Tour you will travel by rail through the beautiful wheat and sunflower fields of Normandy, along the lazy Seine river to the village of Vernon.

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • All entrance fees included
  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Rail Tour
Once in Vernon visit the charming farmers' market to buy picnic supplies. You'll then hop on your bike and pedal across the river to a beautiful park along the banks of the Seine for lunch. At lunch you can also sample the local's favorite drink: cidre.

It will then be time for your relaxing 5 kilometer (3 miles) ride down the bike path to the village of Giverny and the world-famous gardens of Claude Monet. Cruise past the Giverny church and its cemetery containing graves of local citizens dating back to the 17th century, British soldiers from World War II and even Monet himself buried within his family's vault. You will pass the Hotel Baudy, where Impressionists Manet and Renoir used to paint.

Shortly you will arrive at the highlight of the day - Monet's Garden

Spend about 1.5 hours enjoying Monet's gardens, his house and the famous water lily pond where some of his most famous works originated. Be sure to bring your camera and plenty of film! Additionally, the village of Giverny offers you the American Museum of Art (across the street from Monet's Gardens), numerous cafes and small streets begging to be explored.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Paris, Gare St Lazare
Departure Time:
10:00am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 7:00pm

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Pricing information

Giverny and Monet's Garden Bike Tour

Giverny and Monet's Garden Bike Tou

Inclusions:
  • Local guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Roundtrip train tickets to and from Paris
  • Entrance to Monet's House and Gardens
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Rain gear is available at a fee of 1EUR paid direct which will be refunded if not used
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • There is no age minimum or maximum - this tour is suitable for everyone as long as you can ride a bike!
  • If a children's bike is required, you must advise at time of booking.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Lois C, Australia, July 2014

Bike tour operators organise a very good day trip.Costi our guide is fun, knowledgeable and very patient. Monet's Garden was everything we expected, beautiful! Thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed by: Katherine V, July 2014

Kit was a great guide. Gave excellent info. on how to fill our picnic basket at the market. So easy for non-French speakers. The ride was incredible-what beautiful country! Monet's house and garden are worth a trip back.

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